Samsung Galaxy A50 Review – Samsung Galaxy A50 is a mid-range class phone that was just launched by Samsung at the WMC 2019 event which took place in Barcelona, along with his brother Samsung Galaxy A30. Both of these phones are the latest series from the A-Series family that carry superior specifications but are still cheap and affordable.
Although it can’t match the S Series family, such as the Galaxy S10 which was also recently launched at the same event, the Galaxy A50 can be another alternative because, in addition to being far more functional, it also has a more premium appearance with features that are still the best choice to have.
The phone itself comes with a new design, including an Infinity-U screen, a design with a small U-shaped notch at the top of the screen that is home to the front camera, 3D Glasstic body design and so on.
The design of the Galaxy A50 is very similar to the A30, where both are equipped with a 6.4-inch Super-AMOLED Infinity-U screen and have the same body thickness of 7.7mm. However, the difference between the two smartphones is the fingerprint sensor.
Samsung Galaxy A50 3D Glasstic and Infinity-U Screen
If the Samsung Galaxy A30 has a fingerprint sensor on the back of the phone, it is different from the fingerprint scanner sensor on the A50 which is placed on the screen. So users do not need to stretch their hands too much to reach the sensor, because it can be easily reached by the user’s finger
The design of the Samsung Galaxy A50 feels so slim but a little heavier than other A-Series devices. At the bottom itself, there is a 3.5mm headphone jack and USB-C, volume and power buttons on the right side, a rear camera placed in the upper left corner with three lenses lined up vertically.
Well, on the frame and back of the phone itself, even though the frame looks like aluminium and the back casing resembles glass but it’s not aluminium, it’s a plastic frame and a back casing made of polymer material.
Even so, the rear casing of the Samsung Galaxy A50 is designed with ‘3D Glasstic’ which is carved from shiny plastic rather than glass. The choice of material is likely to reduce the cost of manufacture so that the Samsung A50 can be sold cheaper and more affordable.
On the front of the Galaxy A50, there is a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED panel designed with the “Infinity-U” display and almost no bezel. The resolution is 2340 x 1080 pixels (FHD +), the ratio 19.5: 9, has a pixel density of 403 ppi and is coated with Scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
Ultra-wide camera with AI features
These Samsung Galaxy A50 camera specifications are indeed very impressive. Samsung Galaxy A50 uses three lenses at the same time on a 25 MP rear camera with an f / 1.7 aperture for the topmost lens, along with a 5 MP power sensor openings f / 2.2 (bottom lens) to support portrait Live Focus/bokeh effects, and ultra lenses -wide 8 MP f / 2.2 (centre lens) with a 123 degree viewing angle.
This rear camera can produce images with better contrast, high quality, more tangible results, fast focus cameras with more accurate catches, and can record Ultra HD 2160p @ 30fps resolution videos.
For the front camera, this device has a single 25 MP lens with an f / 2.0 aperture that is claimed to be able to take pictures with quality that is almost the same as the rear camera. Thus, users will be able to enjoy video calls, live streaming with clearer, brighter, and more satisfying video quality.
The rear camera and Galaxy A50 selfie are supported by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Bixby Vision features that allow owners to get much new information, shop online, translate text just by pointing the camera to a specific target.
Samsung embeds their processors, namely the Exynos 9610 CPU with 10 nanometers with eight cores / Octa-cores which clocking speed is divided into two parts, namely 4x 2.3 GHz Arm Cortex-A73 and 4x 1.6 GHz Arm Cortex-A53.
The CPU is embedded with the GPU Mali-G72 MP3 and RAM and jumbo capacity internal storage. In this case, the Galaxy A50 comes in two models, including 4 GB RAM combined with 64 GB storage and 6 GB RAM with 128 GB storage. The internal storage capacity can still be expanded up to 521 GB through a special slot for a microSD type memory card.
The Samsung Galaxy A50 has been running on the Android Pie 9.0 operating system which has various important applications, the latest features and optimizations to keep it running with reliable and agile performance.
Batteries With Large Capacity
The Samsung Galaxy A50 is equipped with an impressive battery with a large capacity of 4,000 mAh type lithium polymer (Li-Po). Moreover, this battery is embedded with the Exynos 9610 chipset and Super AMOLED screen that is claimed to save battery power consumption.
The smartphone battery also features a 15W fast charging feature, so that when the process of recharging the power will be much faster than standard charging.
Unlike the Samsung Galaxy A30, the Samsung Galaxy A50 is equipped with IP68 certification so that this phone will be resistant to dust and can be used in water to a depth of 1.5 meters for 30 minutes.
Also, this smartphone is also equipped with USB 2.0 Type-C, Bluetooth, GPS, 3.5mm jack port with active noise cancellation with special microphones, Samsung Health, Samsung Pay, Bixby Home, Bixby Reminder and so on.